Ballistic missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities
An emergency alert was sent mistakenly on Saturday to Hawaii’s residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an employee at the state emergency management agency pushed the “wrong button,” Hawaii’s governor said. Read more.
In Nepal's far western Achham, a remote arid region where farming villages dot the foothills of the Himalayas, government and aid workers have walked from door-to-door for nearly a decade to advocate against chauupadi, an ancient Hindu ritual where women are banished from their homes during menstruation. Read more.